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Net Zero Energy Homes Pilot Canada
Green building certifications

Net zero energy homes Canadian pilot results

...Homes pilot program goals The goal of the R-2000 Net Zero Energy homes pilot program in Canada was to improve the performance standards of homes, and to raise awareness of energy-efficient green home building techniques among builders. Through participating in this pilot project, every builder became licensed as, o...

Why Building Affordable Eco Homes is Important
Efficient home design

Why building an affordable family home today means choosing to build a Green Home

...building better, affordable eco homes is important in changing climate conditions... Find more pages about sustainable and resilient green building techniques here : Affordable prefab eco homes for sale How to stay on budget when building a Green home Why we need to build green homes that withstand ...

Ottawa Coach Houses with prefab modern tiny house kit homes are available here
Tiny house

Ottawa now allows backyard coach homes & high-end tiny house kits

...homes must be shared with the primary home. Coach homes cannot be built if the main home already has a rental unit. Green Modern Prefabricated Tiny House Kit Homes are Ideal for Accesory Homes in Urban Areas Green Loft Style Prefabricated Tiny House Kit Homes are Ideal for Accesory Homes in Urban Areas ...

Tips for finding a reliable green home builder
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

How to choose a home-building contractor

...homes can be tricky. Here are some tips of where to look, what to look for, and what to avoid. First, start with an internet search in your local region (the closest town or city) alongside words like Passive House, LEED, ZNE, Passive Solar, Green Builder, or Green-home builder. Passive House and LEED are green bui...

Leed platinum plaque
Green building certifications

All about green home certification programs & rating systems for USA & Canada

...builder that already looked into all that for you and who builds better homes with a Green Home certification... To view a selection of North America's best Green Homes, see here , and l earn more about energy-efficient home upgrades , and Green building certification programs such as Net Zero labelled homes , LEED f...

The Affordable Architect-Designed Modern Green prefab 2 Bed kit home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed modern Green prefab 2 bed kit home

...green building techniques here : All about Tiny Houses & Laneway Homes How to stay on budget when building a home Ontario clarifies building-code for permits for laneway homes & legal Tiny Houses in Toronto Tips for a successful green home build Resilient design features for new home const...

LEED Homes

LEED project eligibility

...building envelope. Additions that are not registered from the start of building process. Multi units over 6 floors. Mixed use where more than 50% of the area is commercial. * Multi-housing projects of 6 stories and over can be certified under the Mid-Rise LEED for Homes program with the U.S. Green Building ...

Midori Uchi
Efficient home design

A new contender for the title of Canada's Greenest Home

...building waste Reclaimed lumber and building materials Naikoon Contracting Ltd. is an award winning design-build company specializing in green residential projects. Founded 32 years ago, Naikoon Contracting Ltd. has built a reputation for superior building practices and the highest quality customer service. Nai...

Home construction
How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals

Hiring professionals or doing it yourself

...Green building design basics , how to stay on budget while building a home , visit the Ecohome green building guide pages at North America's Green building design website, Ecohome .

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed Modern Green prefab tiny house kit home
Tiny house

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed modern Green prefab tiny house kit home

...green building techniques here : All about Tiny Houses & Laneway Homes How to stay on budget when building a home Ontario clarifies building-code for permits for laneway homes & legal Tiny Houses in Toronto Tips for a successful green home build Resilient design features for new home const...

Building Green Homes on a Budget is Possible - Our top tips
Planning and Design

Top tips for planning and building a green home on a budget

...green home design that it even earns a point in the LEED green building rating system as an ‘integrated design team’. Meticulous organization is a key step in building a successful green home on a budget 6. Is building a house with green credentials yourself cheaper than hiring builders? A reasonably skilled ...